Dr. Lin is right on. One more quick question: do you eat or take in a lot of soy? Excessive (and that's an individual thing) soy intake can cause a hyperthyroid period followed by a hypothyroid period. This happens to a numb
Hmmm . . . typically as we age, we tend to become hypothyroid. I have not heard of menopause causing any abnormality in thyroid function tests, especially not enough to be diagnoses as hyperthyroidism. However, hyperthyroid
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discussed was Zevalin, a new type of treatment that contains a monoclonal antibody. But what are monoclonal antibodies? And how do they work?
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